Tony Picard is a 400-pound high school football player from White Swan High School in Washington State.
This senior's highlight reel shows him barreling over three and four defenders at a time and has 2 million hits on YouTube.
Picard and his coach spoke with "New Day" on Tuesday and the young man came off modest, saying he didn’t even make the video himself.
Now that he's gotten all the attention, the teenager says, "It’s crazy, it’s shocking. I didn’t even make the video. Someone else made it, I saw it one day on Facebook, and was like, 'wow where did this come from?’"
His coach, Andrew Bush, calls the boy non-traditional. Bush says, "he looked athletic" so he reevaluated the player as lineman to make him running back.
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Cant be healthy!! whats he going to look like if he doesnt work out with a trainer. Child services would be involved in my state.
Honestly, how could you let your child get that large? 400 pounds in high school? Come on parents, take control or you will lose what is precious to you. Your son.
He is an incredible athlete, who plays football and basketball all year! He is in good physical shape, so I don't think it is necessary to judge him by his wieght or by the parenting in his life! He is a great kid and doesn't deserve to have rude, disrespectful comments like this! If you don't have something nice to say, then don't say anything at all.
he needs to be in the nfl
This is a huge young man! Can't imagine trying to feed him? Couple of bags of rice and chickens a week this kid goes through.
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